Mighty Mind : Phantom Limb

Few weeks back I watched a DVD borrowing from Netflix named “The Secrets of Mind”. It is an interesting documentary delving into the deep of human mind, nature and consciousness. It features some work of famous neuroscientist Dr. Vilayanur Ramachandran. This post is mainly a summary of that documentary in my own language.

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Dreams

I have just finished watching a documentary named: “What are dreams?” It is¬†exhilarating to watch how wonderful our brains are. Dreams are another magnificent working aspect of brain. I felt really interested when I went through certain aspects of dreams. For example, during REM (Rapid Eye Movement)¬†sleep brain actually sends signal to completely paralyze muscles. Do you know why? Because that is a wonderful period of time. Brain stem (the core part of brain) actually sends signal to make the brain super active. If the muscles are not paralyze, they’ll be activated and the person will walk or run or …

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